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Technical Basis for Code Cases on Design of Ellipsoidal and Torispherical Heads for ASME Section VIII Vessels

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Mahendra D. Rana

Research and Development Department, Praxair, Inc., P.O. Box 44, Tonawanda, NY 14051-0044

Arturs Kalnins

Department of Mechanical Engineering and Mechanics, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA 18015

J. Pressure Vessel Technol 122(1), 55-59 (Oct 11, 1999) (5 pages) doi:10.1115/1.556150 History: Received October 05, 1998; Revised October 11, 1999
Copyright © 2000 by ASME
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ASME B&PV Code, 1998 Edition, Section VIII, Division 1, American Society and Mechanical Engineers, New York, NY.
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Kalnins, A., and Updike, D. P., 1996, “Analysis of Failure of a Torispherical Head Under Internal Pressure,” ASME PVP 338 , pp. 265–271.
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